This is an analysis of the poem Look At Me! that begins with:

Look at me!
Go ahead....

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: AbA CdeXbecCe AfXdcf AXed AcXaac
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,9,6,4,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: couplets
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 111 101 111 11001 0111111 1111 01010101 1 011011 1101010010101 11001 110101 111 10010111110 0101010010 1010010 1111 11111110 111 11100101111 11110 111111 111 101101101 111 10101101 00 0111010100
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 136
  • Average number of words per stanza: 27
  • Amount of lines: 28
  • Average number of symbols per line: 23 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many exclamation marks in the poem. The speaker is excited. He or she has strong feelings on the subject that is described in the poem.

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, to are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word look is repeated.

    The author used the same word look at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of Look At Me!;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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